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Hooked on Speed …

by Jack Santos  |  August 9, 2012

  From my recent transatlantic flight at 38,000 feet over the ocean… $15 for 5 hours…. effective cost per Mb per sec = 0.019  - approximately 2 cents per bit...

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Pickups and sports cars and BYOD, oh my!

by Jack Santos  |  August 2, 2012

By now we are starting to get a pretty good idea how the device market is shaping up, and the implications to Enterprise IT.  Let’s look at it from another...

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Musings: The Amplification of Communication

by Jack Santos  |  January 25, 2012

I love how the fragmentation of communication is actually moving away from appropriate use, and moving to duplicative use, amplifying  the total volume of messages on the planet -- while...

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Riverbed acquires Zeus and Aptimize

by Lydia Leong  |  August 8, 2011

(This is part of a series of "catch-up" posts of announcements that I've wanted to comment on but didn't previously find time to blog about.) Riverbed made two interesting acquisitions...

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The One Company Country

by Jack Santos  |  June 3, 2011

The recent spat of bad news about Nokia  brings pause.  Two years or so ago I met with the CIO and staff, and presented them with dire predictions.  If it...

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Unplug, Unfollow, Dropout – and Focus

by Jack Santos  |  March 14, 2011

Kudos to the folks at Computerworld for having the strength of character to not have a huge wireless infrastructure at their Premier 100 event last week in Palm Springs. CIOs...

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Internet Video, Comcast, and the FCC

by Jack Santos  |  August 30, 2010

Today’s Wall Street Journal had an article about he intense scrutiny Comcast is under for its purchase of NBC. An excerpt for Comcast's filing stated: “Comcast, on the other hand,...

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Wireless (Caffeine-free) vs. Wired (Expresso)

by Jack Santos  |  August 24, 2010

A few months back I had a discussion (read: gentlemanly disagreement) with a colleague that was chastising me for having cut the cord – I was, at the time, all wireless...

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A Big Day For U.S. Telecom (Regulators)

by Phillip Redman  |  June 16, 2010

Think it's going to be a cool, quiet summer?  Think again!  The FCC is turning up the heat early.  The tentative agenda for its June 17 open meeting includes a...

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Night of the Living Dead: Will Oracle buying Sun Raise the Specter of “Network Computing” Again?

by Daryl Plummer  |  April 20, 2009

Today, Oracle announced plans to acquire Sun Microsystems. Gartner is in the process of generating an official position on what this means. You're going to want to see what we...

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